Zambezi Morris Chairs

R4,830.00

R4,830.00

SKU: 54764564edxxx-1-3-1-1-1-1-1

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The Zambezi Morris Chair is a sleek, simple version of the classic Morris Chair which has been around since William Morris produced his first chairs in the 1860s.

It is a chair of exceptional comfort and enduring design. It is versatile chair – used as an armchair or sofa (in the 2 or 3 seater version) in a lounge or veranda, or as a casual chair for a patio where the white liming version is particularly fun and popular.

The backrest of the chair is adjustable for greater comfort in different applications. It has a wide, generous armrest.

For more info please see ‘Description’ below:

Description

Description

The Design

The Zambezi Morris Chair evolved as a lighter, more fun version of the Mzilikazi. The legs are less bulky than those of the Mzilikazi, but still substantial. The chair has a more airy feel to it without compromising on the build quality or comfort. The backrest has two angled resting positions. It has a broad, generous armrest, room enough for a glass or tea cup. We offer it in a plantation hardwood version that can be painted or white limed if required.

The Zambezi Morris Chair is a sleek, simple version of the classic which has been around since William Morris produced his first chairs in the 1860s. It is a chair of exceptional comfort and enduring design.

The Material

We offer this very popular chair in either Zambezi Teak or Plantation hardwood. Both produce a product of enduring quality, and the plantation hardwood version may come in a white liming or painted option. Please contact us if you would like more info on painted Morris chairs.

Uses of the Zambezi Morris Chair

It is versatile chair – used as an armchair or sofa (in the 2 or 3 seater version) in a lounge or veranda, or as a casual chair for a patio where the white liming version is particularly fun and popular.

Zambezi Morris Chair maintenance

Zambezi Morris Chair maintenance

Your oiled African Touch Zambezi Morris Chair receives three applications of Satinwood 28 Base oil prior to delivery. Our outlets carry stock, or you can find it in most hardware shops in South Africa. We recommend you do one application on installation of the furniture. From time to time you will need to re-apply the oil. If the furniture is used outdoors, please do the re-application every 3 months. When in doubt, re-apply when the finish looks faded or dry. The recommended application procedure is as follows:

  • Wipe surface down with a clean cotton cloth lightly moistened with mineral turpentine. (Ensure that all surfaces are completely dry and clean before proceeding with the next step)
  • Use a clean cotton cloth or soft bristled brush dipped in the oil and apply in light, short strokes, ensuring thorough and even distribution of the oil.
  • Leave the oil on the furniture for at least 1 to 2 hours (but not more than 24 hours), to allow absorption into the wood.
  • Use a clean cotton cloth and wipe off all excess liquid to leave a natural smooth finish.
  • Allow to dry for approximately 24 hours.

 

If the surface of your furniture becomes a bit grimy over time it can be very effectively cleaned with Deckwash from Timberlife. Apply with a clean cloth.  Work in well over the total surface and wipe off all excess liquid.

If a wet glass or similar is left on the surface it may leave a watermark. In this case please wipe the water off as soon as possible, and if necessary apply some more Satinwood 28 base. If the mark is still slightly visible you can rub with a little baking soda mixed with an equal part of water, wipe off with a damp cloth and re-apply the oil.

Discount offered

Discount offered

For orders of 5 or more Morris Chairs we offer a 10% discount. For large orders including multiple products please contact us for our offer.

Details

Details

  • Origin: Zimbabwe
  • Finishes: Oil, Lacquer, and White Liming painted finish
  • Sizes: Single, Double and Triple
  • Material: Zambezi Teak or Saligna

Sizes & weights:

Height Width Weight.
Single 940mm (37.5”) 860mm (34.5”) 30kg (66lbs)
Double 940mm (37.5”) 1500mm (60”) 43kg (95lbs)
Triple 940mm (37.5”) 2140mm (85.5”) 58kg (128lbs)

The African Touch Zambezi Morris Chair is carefully hand crafted using accurately built mortice and tenon joints to ensure excellent strength and a lifetime and more of use. The chairs are made knock down and are very easy to assemble using imported Danish fittings.

Shipping

Shipping

  • Your Morris Chairs are shipped knock down carefully packed in a double walled cardboard crate, 1 to a crate, padded with air-o-thene foam.
  • Packed Sizes:
Height Width Depth Weight
Single 750 (30”) 1000 (40”) 300 (12”) 32kg (70lbs)
Double 750 (30”) 1320 (53”) 300 (12”) 46kg (100lbs)
Triple 750 (30”) 1900 (76”) 300 (12”) 60kg (132lbs)

Approximate shipping costs single chir:

USA $300.00
Europe $300.00
Asia $250.00
Australia New Zealand $300.00
Russia $300.00
North, West East Africa $300.00
Southern Africa Per destination

Order Now

Order Now

Enquiries and orders: Zambezi Morris chairs are normally available ex -stock, but please allow a couple of weeks for the covers of your choice to be made up.

Pricing:

  • Price excludes delivery / freight charges quoted separately.
  • The following discounts apply for large orders:
    • More than 5 chairs – 10%.

Guarantee

Guarantee

We offer a 5 year warranty on your Zambezi Morris Chair for any flaws in construction or material (except natural imperfections such as knots, stress cracks etc.) Miss handling, incorrect assembly, or inappropriate use of the product will invalidate the warranty.

We will supply you with our suggested care and maintenance guidelines to ensure life-long enjoyment of your furniture. However, we cannot be held responsible for repairing / replacing this product if you don’t follow these guidelines.

We build with timber harvested from natural forests. The charm of this material is that no two pieces are exactly the same in colour, character or grain, and they will contain natural imperfections such as knots, stress cracks and so on that enhance their authenticity and attractiveness. As a result no 2 pieces will ever be identical and products may have natural imperfections. However, these will never be allowed to compromise the quality of construction of your piece.

The African Touch will not in any circumstances be liable for any claim which falls outside the scope of our warranty or for any consequential damages whatsoever.

Chair Comparison

Chair Comparison

Mzilikazi Zambezi Safari
Weight single frame only 40kg (88lbs) 30kg (66lbs) 13kg (28.5lbs)
Other sizes available 2, 3 seater 2, 3 seater 2 seater
Suitable for commercial use Yes Yes Yes
Weight limit 160kg (350lb) 140kg (300lb) 120kg (260lb)
Suitable for outdoor use Yes Yes Yes
Price single frame only $ 375.00 $ 345.00 $ 215.00

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